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Birch Tree, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Birch Tree had a population of 684 as of July 1, 2019. Birch Tree ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Birch Tree is located at latitude 36.9912 and longitude -91.4926 in Shannon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Birch Tree encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Shannon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The City of Birch Tree (GNIS ID: 2394170) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Birch Tree is located within Township of Birch Tree, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shannon County.


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Birch Tree, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Birch Tree, MO Housing Affordability Index is 126
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Birch Tree, MO Wealth Index is 32
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 684 (100%)
Population in Households 649 (94.9%)
Population in Families 495 (72.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 35 ( 5.1%)
Population Density 496
Diversity Index2 23
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,150
Average Household Income $44,626
Per Capita Income $18,138
Wealth Index4 32

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 144 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $118,750
Housing Affordability Index3 126
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 175
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.08% -0.12%
Households 0.0% -0.2%
Families 0.51% -0.35%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   3.79%

Birch Tree, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Birch Tree to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 443 57th
Population Density # 715 31st
Diversity Index # 234 77th
Median Household Income # 1006 3rd
Per Capita Income # 922 11th

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